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Unwilling to Kiss

Riddles are little poems or phrases that pose a question that needs answering. Riddles frequently rhyme, but this is not a requirement.

 

Puzzle ID:#512
Fun:*** (2.83)
Difficulty:** (1.87)
Category:Riddle
Submitted By:kaila912***
Corrected By:phrebh

 

 

 



First think of a person who lives in disguise
Who lives in secrets and tells naught but lies
Next tell me what's always the last thing to mend
The middle of middle and the end of the end
And finally give me a sound often heard
During the search of a hard to find word
Now string them together and answer me this
Which creature would you be unwilling to kiss?




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Comments

captbob61
Mar 28, 2002

Very well written! Did you make that up?
emilymonkeymaia
Apr 23, 2002

That is one of the best I have heard so far! Had me totaly stumped!
shorty4826
Apr 26, 2002

LOL, that one was from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Awesome one though, I liked it.
O_wise_one*
May 21, 2002

Yup
emmyluzam*
Jun 01, 2002

You've read Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire havent you, coz the sphinx in the maze sez that!
angie*
Jun 03, 2002

emmyluzan is right! you stole it like jewels in the night! (I'm a poet, know it?)
niquey74
Jun 03, 2002

i have read goblet of fire and i still couldn't remember the answer. good one.
andmar22
Jun 13, 2002

That took a lot of thought, very good.
SkEwL_gUrl*
Jul 28, 2002

Good onne even though u ripped off j.k. Rowling
gladiator1442
Sep 08, 2002

Thats from Harry potter 4 The Goblet of Fire
doggyxpus*
Mar 24, 2004

If I were rude and obnoxious, I might have said upon reading this teaser, "I am surprised that the editors accepted this riddle. As I am sure you have already heard, this is the riddle that the sphinx asked Harry Potter in order to reach the Triwizard Cup in the center of the maze from the fourth task in the Triwizard Tournament in "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" by JK Rowling, COPYRIGHT 2000, Scholastic and Bloomsbury. Now how's that for a run-on sentence? In case you didn't catch my drift, that riddle is copyrighted. Unless you give credit to the author and/or book and/or publisher, you have violated the copyright. Then again, maybe I'm being too harsh, it must have taken lots of hard work and elbow greace to balance the book on your lap and copy a riddle and then press "Submit". Or maybe that is just the cynic in me speaking. ". Of course, I am not that kind of person. Instead, I will say, "I liked that teaser, especially the first time I read it (in a Harry Potter book). Of course, then it was original."
doggyxpus*
Apr 05, 2004

Sorry; in the above it is actually the THIRD not fourth task.
jimbo*au*
Jun 03, 2004

I wish I'd read the comments before I voted!
dolphingurl12Aus*
Jul 12, 2005

You plagerized against J.K. Rowling!!!!!!!! She will haunt you when she dies. JK. I loved it the first time i read it.......
Swordoffury1392*us*
Aug 03, 2005

I was going to submit this teaser, but you beat me to it! Nice one!

P.S. It is the 4th book, not the third.
Swordoffury1392*us*
Aug 03, 2005

oh, sorry. he/she said 3d task, not book.
stephiesd**
Dec 28, 2005

it's actually fourth book and fourth task. sadly, though, they cut it out of the movie.
JessicaLynn*us*
Mar 25, 2006

Are you allowed to copy that? That is like, word for word!
jntrcs*
Mar 25, 2006

you guys are full of it. everyone gets riddles from books and magazines. i doubt 1/20 of these aren't from a book.
blonde_geniusAus*
Jul 14, 2006

still... J. K. Rowling ought to be given credit... It is her riddle!!!
Psychic_MasterAnz*
Jul 22, 2006

J.K. Rowling should have got some credit. This is definitely not an original riddle. It's a good teaser, anyway, even if it was just copied word by word from a book.

(Complimenting the teaser, not the author).
Psychic_MasterAnz*
Jul 22, 2006

J.K. Rowling should have got some credit. This is definitely not an original riddle. It's a good teaser, anyway, even if it was just copied word by word from a book.

Harry Potter rocks!
monkeygrl99Aus*
Jul 23, 2006

So agree! This one is gonna go to my faves.
1blessedgirl*us*
Aug 02, 2006

Personally I think J.K. Rowling basicly plagerized when she wrote her series. This specific riddle she probably made up, however several incidents in her books were stolen from the ideas and writings of C.S. Lewis (author of Chronicles of Narnia) and J.R.R. Tolkien (author of Lord Of The Rings) Therefore I have no respect for her writing.
miss_attitude*us*
Aug 11, 2006

it's very clever, even tho j k rowling wrote it.
medster99*
Sep 12, 2006

One word:
ARCHETYPE

"the original pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based"

Basicly, everything that is thought of has been thought before. I don't belive that to be completely true, but close enough
captainshortrox*fr*
Oct 18, 2006

Plagiarizing is against the LAW, editor's, how could you??
elu93Aus*
Nov 22, 2006

Okay, practically everyone knows it's J.K. Rowlings, and if they don't, they'll figure out by reading comments, so i'll just be saying that i'm glad i remembered the answer!
P.S. (sorry about that, i normally don't like writing things like this )
solarsistim321*us*
Feb 24, 2007

how dare you
snoopunicornAeg*
Mar 15, 2007

GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH
wat is WRONG WITH YOU!!!! u theef u took it from....yea u know where....haha



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